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Girl With Dead Bird : Intercultural Observations - by Volkmar Mu00fchleis (Paperback)

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The portrait we have come to call Little Girl with Dead Bird is an enigma. On the one hand, we hardly know anything about this sixteenth-century masterpiece. But even so, on the other hand the picture fascinates viewers to this day. This painting's indeterminate yet compelling status provides Volkmar Mühleis grounds to look beyond its historical significance and to explore its anthropological scope as well, from an intercultural perspective and, moreover, against the backdrop of its complex of themes concerning life and death. To do so, Mühleis returns to the conceptual premises that frame the relationship between the history of art and the anthropology of images, along with those that juxtapose Western and Eastern philosophies.

Number of Pages: 180
Genre: Art, Philosophy
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Cornell Univ Pr
Author: Volkmar Mu00fchleis
Language: English
Street Date: May 15, 2018
TCIN: 53708427
UPC: 9789462701373
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-1046
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